He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent. Proverbs 28:20

Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.

Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.

Take time for all things; great haste makes great waste.

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Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.

Make haste slowly.

No man who is in a hurry is quite civilized.

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.

Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.

Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.

Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.

The haste of a fool is the slowest thing in the world.

Hasten slowly and ye shall soon arrive.

Rapidity does not always mean progress, and hurry is akin to waste.

The old fable of the hare and the tortoise is just as good now, and just as true, as when it was first written.

Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition, but it has its curious rewards. There is a sense of getting somewhere fast, which satisfies a native American urge.

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.

Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.

A plural Legislature is as necessary to good Government as a single Executive.

It is not enough that your Legislature should be numerous; it should also be divided. Numbers alone are not a sufficient Barrier against the Impulses of Passion, the Combinations of Interest, the Intrigues of Faction, the Haste of Folly, or the Spirit of Encroachment. One Division should watch over and controul the other, supply its Wants, correct its Blunders, and cross its Designs, should they be criminal or erroneous. Wisdom is the specific Quality of the Legislature, grows out of the Number of the Body, and is made up of the Portions of Sense and Knowledge which each Member brings to it.

Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end, We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.

Fair Daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon:As yet the early-rising SunHas not attain'd his noon.We have short time to stay, as you,We have as short a Spring;As quick a growth to meet decayAs you, or any thing.

I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, and from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting.

I may be accused or rashness, but not sluggishness.

Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business;

but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the heaven.

You've got to make haste while it's still light of day.

My godmother used to say, I don't want to rust out, I just want to work out. If you stand still long enough, people will throw dirt on you.

We quaff the cup of life with eager haste without draining it, instead of which it only overflows the brim -- objects press around us, filling the mind with the throng of desires that wait upon them, so that we have no room for the thoughts of death.

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.

Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars. What are threescore years and ten hurriedly and coarsely lived to moments of divine leisure in which your life is coincident with the life of the universe?

Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.

Men love in haste, but they detest at leisure.

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.

Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars.

Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.

Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm.

Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments. I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it's off the better.

Given Pounds and five years, and an ordinary man can in the ordinary course, without any undue haste or putting any pressure upon his taste, surround himself with books, all in his own language, and thence forward have at least one place in the world.

Haste is of the Devil.

Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.

Of all ridiculous things the most ridiculous seems to me, to be busy — to be a man who is brisk about his food and his work. Therefore, whenever I see a fly settling, in the decisive moment, on the nose of such a person of affairs; or if he is spattered with mud from a carriage which drives past him in still greater haste; or the drawbridge opens up before him; or a tile falls down and knocks him dead, then I laugh heartily.

Life is short and we never have enough time for the hearts of those who travel the way with us. O, be swift to love! Make haste to be kind.

Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.

The best things are never arrived at in haste. God is in no hurry; His plans are never rushed.

Now hatred is by far the longest pleasure; men love in haste but they detest at leisure.

Let us not, in the eagerness of our haste to educate, forget all the ends of education.

At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand, it is difficult for me to make any comment, beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.

Ако не съмва рано, ти подрани.

Бързата работа – срам за майстора.

Hasty work - shame for the craftsman.

The superior man does not, even for the space of a single meal, act contrary to virtue. In moments of haste, he cleaves to it. In seasons of danger, he cleaves to it.

My dad died when I was young; my mom remarried with more haste than sense to a fellow... he wasn't evil or anything, but he was worthless.

To suffer the penalty of too much haste, which is too little speed.